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Re: [ANN] m4-1.4.17 released [stable]

From: Dagobert Michelsen
Subject: Re: [ANN] m4-1.4.17 released [stable]
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2013 15:08:07 +0200

Hi Gary,

Am 22.09.2013 um 10:01 schrieb "Gary V. Vaughan" <address@hidden>:
> This release is a minor update, but recommended for all users.
> Most notably, it closes an obscure potential security hole in a
> make-rule in the previous release, since fixed in more recent Automake
> releases, and thus in this M4 release by virtue of using the latest
> Autotools.
> Other user visible changes are listed in NEWS (copied below), and in
> even greater detail in the ChangeLog file inside the release tarballs.
> Here are the compressed sources:
>  http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/m4/m4-1.4.17.tar.gz   (1.7MB)
>  http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/m4/m4-1.4.17.tar.bz2   (1.4MB)
>  http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/m4/m4-1.4.17.tar.xz   (1.1MB)

The latest release is no longer compilable with Sun Studio 12.3 compiler as it
automatically uses GCC-specific flags:

> /opt/solarisstudio12.3/bin/cc -D_STDC_C99= -fdiagnostics-show-option 
> -funit-at-a-time  -xO3 -m32 -xarch=sparc -Wc,-xnorunpath  -m32 -xarch=sparc 
> -L/opt/csw/lib -o m4 m4.o builtin.o debug.o eval.o format.o freeze.o input.o 
> macro.o output.o path.o symtab.o ../lib/libm4.a  /opt/csw/lib/libsigsegv.so 
> -R/opt/csw/lib  
> cc: Warning: Option -fdiagnostics-show-option passed to ld, if ld is invoked, 
> ignored otherwise 
> cc: Warning: Option -funit-at-a-time passed to ld, if ld is invoked, ignored 
> otherwise
> ld: fatal: auxiliary filter option (-f, --auxiliary) is only available when 
> building a shared object
> ld: fatal: flags processing errors

Best regards

  -- Dago

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